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TotalEnergies increases production of high-performance recycled polymers for automotive

TotalEnergies announced the construction of a new production line of high-performance recycled polypropylene for automotive in its polymer plant in Carling, France. Since 2016, the Carling - Saint-Avold petrochemical platform is producing value-added compounds primarily intended for the automotive industry. The start-up of a new line...

Recovering crude oil and supporting the circular economy of plastics

Recovering crude oil from plastic: British company Mura Technology is pursuing this goal with the HydroPRS process to advance the circular economy of plastics. This is a concern that motion plastics specialist igus also shares. igus has been supporting Mura’s project as an investor since 2020. The first HydroPRS plant for...

CMG at the blow molding conference with dedicated granulators

CMG Granulators will take part at the 6th edition of the international Blow Moulding Conference, from 29 November to 1 December 2022 in Brussels. On the occasion of this event, CMG will propose the new series of recycling system solutions for application with blow molding machines, featuring a high degree of...

Single-use surgical instruments material recycling

Solvay has recently teamed up with French startup Ostium in a joint project designed to enable the mechanical recycling of end-of-life single-use surgical instruments molded in glass-fiber reinforced Ixef polyarylamide (PARA) from Solvay’s portfolio of specialty polymers. The initiative is the first for valuable polymers to be...

The European supply chain squares against the packaging regulation

The packaging value chain expresses serious concerns about the European Commission suggested approach on the packaging and packaging waste regulation review, to be presented on 30 November. Over 60 associations from the packaging value chain have issued a joint industry statement to express...

Recycled and recyclable: rPET bottle without label

A unique label-less recycled PET bottle, 1Skin, has been created by Sidel. Combining distinctive shelf-appeal with the highest eco credentials, it has been designed to help Sidel’s customers achieve their sustainability goals and drive sales of high-end products. The one-litre bottle is destined for the booming market in...

Upcycling of polyolefins with innovative stabilizers

At K 2022, Brüggemann presented three new additives for improved stabilization of polyolefin recyclates. These additives result in recyclates with very good mechanical and processing properties, making the need for the addition of virgin material unnecessary. All Bruggolen R grades are supplied as...

Grinders for special productions

Among the latest developments for rubber and plastics grinding applications, Previero presented at K 2022 the new MU 500 M range of grinders for special productions. For seventy years, the grinders of the M series have represented one of the best products of the company in terms of sturdiness, reliability, cutting efficiency and easy maintenance...

Sidel opens new hub for recycling primary packaging

Sidel has opened a new hub dedicated to PET recycling. At its unique small-scale PET recycling pilot line in Octeville (France), the company will develop its understanding of PET recycling with the aim of giving comprehensive support to the market as it switches to greater use of recycled PET...

Source One Plastics is born for advanced recycling with MoReTec technology

LyondellBasell and 23 Oaks Investments, Leiferde (Germany), signed an agreement to create Source One Plastics, a joint venture that will build an energy efficient, advanced plastic waste sorting and recycling facility in Germany. Using renewable energy from wind and biomass, the new unit is designed to...

Stirrer unit for high-capacity recycling

Installed in hot washing modules, the STR stirrer units improve the chemical washing performance thanks to their mechanical action and guarantee an optimal separation of contaminants such as glue and organic materials while minimising the consumption of energy, chemicals and water...

Syncro Group joins R-Cycle

The Italian manufacturer Syncro Group joins the R-Cycle community to help circular economy growing into the packaging industry. The concept of R-Cycle boosts technologies, allowing the recording of all recycling-relevant information from the production process in a standardized digital product passport...

High-performance melt filter enables flake processing in direct injection moulding

Flakes obtained from plastic waste by grinding can be processed directly in the injection moulding process if any foreign substances are thoroughly removed from the melt. The associated technology was developed by injection moulding machine manufacturer Engel, which chose a high-performance melt filter from Ettlinger, a...

At K, Icma recycling and compounding technologies turn green and orange

Green and orange, the corporate colours of Icma San Giorgio, will identify the solutions that the company will be exhibiting at K 2022 for recycling and compounding, respectively. In the green space Icma will unveil the innovative One-Step upcycling line for flexible packaging in its latest patented version where...

Versalis to sign agreement with Forever Plast for plastics recycling plant at Porto Marghera

Versalis, Eni's chemical company, and Forever Plast, an Italian company and European leader in the recycling of post-consumer plastics, have signed a new agreement as part of a project aimed at transforming the Porto Marghera (Venice, Italy) industrial site. The agreement, signed by Versalis CEO...

From RecyClass a new certification scheme for recyclers

RecyClass extends its scope with the first European-wide audit scheme for plastic recyclers based on EN 15343 and fullfilling the requirements for conformity assessment described in ISO 17065. This certification will support the industry in complying with upcoming market and legal requirements in a...

CMG took part at PRS Europe 2022

On June 22 and 23, 2022, CMG Granulators took part at Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2022 in Amsterdam, an event for plastics recycling. On this occasion, the manufacturer from Budrio (Bologna) presented the new Evoluzione series, in particular the EV916 and EV616 models, solutions suitable for the most critical operating conditions...

Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2022: Montello among the winners

Winners of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2022 were announced during the Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2022, held in Amsterdam on June 22 and 23. Launched in 2017, the awards have witnessed a dramatic and inspirational rise in the circular use of plastics through increased recycling and recyclability over the last the five years...

Two Versalis projects to use industrial packaging obtained from industrial packaging

Eni's chemical company Versalis has started using packaging made from recycled raw materials from post-consumer industrial packaging. Packaging is the main sector in which plastics are used, accounting for 40.5% of total demand in Europe. If designed for single use, they quickly generate waste which...